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Blackgate Lane, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20

Guide price £1,625,000

Under offer

5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: MID170245


  • 3 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Annexe
  • 2 Bay open car barn
  • Enclosed garage
  • Workshop & tractor shed
  • Garage
  • Stable block
  • Gardens
  • Paddocks
  • In all about 3.75 acres


An attractive, detached four bedroom family house, with great annexe, stables and paddocks, situated in a stunning rural location with far reaching views Ground Floor: Porch, Entrance hall, Cloakroom, Sitting room, Kitchen / breakfast room, Family room, Conservatory, Utility room First Floor: Master bedroom with shower room en suite, Guest bedroom with shower room en suite, 2 further double bedrooms, Family bathroom Annexe: Open plan kitchen/living room, Double bedroom with shower room en suite Outside: 2 Bay open car barn, Enclosed garage, Workshop & tractor shed, Garden store, Outside WC, Stable block comprising 3 stables, foaling box and tack room, Gardens, Paddocks, In all about 3.75 acres The Property Lee Place Lodge was built, we believe, in 1901 as the Lodge to Lee Place, a large property nearby. It has been extended over the years and recently refurbished and now provides an attractive, detached family home, situated in an elevated rural location with far reaching views towards the South Downs. Situated at the end of Blackgate Lane it is quiet, rural and has stunning views. The property is well presented, built of brick with tile hung elevations beneath a tiled roof. There is Limestone flooring and underfloor heating to most of the ground floor. The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room overlooks formal gardens and the open countryside. Off the conservatory is a useful playroom/study area. The Higham kitchen is fully fitted with a Falcon 5 ring gas Range cooker, integral Siemens microwave combi oven, integral dishwasher and Quooker tap fitted into a large island unit. There is a good sized utility room with plenty of storage cupboards and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and rear access. The sitting room which is dual aspect has a woodburning stove with Bath stone fireplace. On the first floor, all of the bedrooms face south to take advantage of the views. The large, light landing has plenty of built in storage and access to the loft. The master bedroom has a shower room en suite and built in wardrobe cupboards, there are two further double bedrooms, a guest bedroom with shower room en suite, built in wardrobe cupboards and a family bathroom. Outside The separate one bedroom annexe which adjoins the garaging, has wooden flooring throughout and its own private terrace. There is a good sized kitchen/living area which is fully fitted with an integral oven and gas hob, fridge and dishwasher. There is a double bedroom with en suite shower room. Adjacent to the annexe is a substantial double open bay barn with a secure store, single garage and gardeners WC plus a workshop. There is a stable area with post and rail fencing and is accessed from the drive through 5 bar gate. The timber stable block comprises 3 stables, a hay store/foaling box and secure tack room. There is power and lighting, water and a hard standing. Gardens and Grounds The property is approached by electric oak gates to a gravel driveway past the house to the garage which provides plenty of parking. The front garden has a paved terrace, interspersed with paths, box hedging and shrub borders. The remaining garden is mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with fruit trees and wraps around the property. There is rear access to the lane, an oil tank and service area. The pasture land is divided into paddocks with water to each. In all about 2.75 acres (1.11ha). The Location The property is situated in a rural location at the end of Blackgate Lane, a no through road, three miles north of Pulborough. The surrounding countryside is stunning and there are lovely long distance southerly views. Pulborough has a good selection of shops, Sainsburys and Tesco supermarkets and the mainline railway station, providing fast access to London Victoria. Petworth is situated to the West and is renowned for its National Trust House. Parham House is also nearby. Storrington, 3 miles to the East, also has a wide selection of shops and a Waitrose supermarket. The larger towns of Guildford and Horsham offer an extensive range of shops, leisure facilities and restaurants. The surrounding area has much to offer with Polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Goodwood, Pulborough and Liphook, motor racing at the Goodwood circuit and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast. The walking and riding in the area is exceptional. The Arun Canal runs nearby with the Wey-South Path that goes to Billingshurst. One can also follow the footpath north over the Brooks to Wisborough Green with its iconic village green and pubs. Distances By Road: London 50 miles, Pulborough 3 miles, Horsham 13.5 miles, Chichester 20 miles By Rail: Pulborough to London Victoria from 76 minutes